Sex for Sale: Canada’s sex workers’ laws under review
As Canada’s prostitution laws are under review, is the current legislation serving its purpose to protect human dignity and prevent exploitation and violence?
Sex workers say provisions in the bill are making their work less safe – forcing hasty exchanges with Johns, and pushing the work underground, making prostitutes more vulnerable to violence.
Can legislation really protect everyone in this industry? And what’s on the line if we keep treating people as commodities?
This week on Context: Sex for Sale – are we trying to find a simple solution to a complex issue?